A Common Over-The-Counter Supplement May Also Increase Longevity

Glucosamine is used by many to rebuild cartilage in worn-out or damaged joints. Two years ago, a BioMed Pharmacother (March 2018) study reported that glucosamine lowered the risk of cardiovascular death by over 20%. Glucosamine is an anti-inflammatory and has … Continue reading

Which is Better for Your Health Hot or Cold Showers?

I bet most people are like me – they do not like nor take cold showers. I can stand cool water on very few occasions, but not cold. However, there are many health benefits to taking a cold shower. Cold … Continue reading

What Speeds Up Fat Burning in Your Body?

As we age our metabolism appears to slow down resulting in difficulty losing weight. Is our metabolism alone to blame or are the aging processes in our bodies degrading the effectiveness of our metabolism? We cannot expect our body’s metabolism … Continue reading

What Stops the Fat-Burning Process in Your Body?

You add a few years and a few pounds. Your clothes fit a little tighter. Soon, the new clothes you bought are also tight. You have been on a few diets that seem to work at times, but those several … Continue reading

Weight Loss and Your Thyroid

The thyroid is important to maintain health and proper weight. The thyroid is a small gland located just below the Adam’s apple in your neck. Your body has a constant feedback mechanism on all body processes. The body adjusts and makes … Continue reading

Alcohol and Weight Loss Explained

How many times have you exercised and had a beer, or other alcoholic beverage, immediately afterward? I have – many times. In some of the running clubs I have belonged to, it was tradition to have a beer (or two) … Continue reading

Worst Case Scenario for Your Health

What we don’t know can seriously harm us – healthwise. We’ve heard for years that cholesterol is something to monitor because it will cause cardiovascular problems. Not true! We’ve heard that fat is bad for us. Again, not the whole … Continue reading

Quality Sleep is Critical for Great Health

    Most people who are sleep deprived rely on the snooze button.  They must have an alarm to wake up each day.  They have a hard time getting out of bed each day.  They think they need a nap … Continue reading

Weight Loss and Alcohol

How many times have you exercised and had a beer, or other alcoholic beverage, immediately afterward?  I have – many times.  In some of the running clubs I have belonged to, it was tradition to have a beer (or two) after … Continue reading

Negotiating Your Health Can Lead to Failure

How many times do we tell ourselves that we can have that extra cookie or drumstick? We can make up for our temporary discretion later by exercising or not eating. Many of us believe we can correct some bad food … Continue reading